Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Uroteuthis (Photololigo) edulis (Hoyle, 1885)

Swordtip Squid

Compiler and date details

2012 - Updated by Julian Finn, Museum Victoria, Carlton, Victoria, Australia




Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Timor Transition (1), Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Adult: nectonic.

Juvenile: planktonic.

Continental shelf, epipelagic.


Common Name References

Norman, M. 2000. Cephalopods, a world guide. Hakenheim : ConchBooks 320 pp. [147] (Swordtip Squid)


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
09-May-2012 TEUTHIDA 09-May-2012 MOVED Dr Julian Finn (NMV)
12-Feb-2010 (import)